Marquette Books LLC of Phoenix, Arizona (USA), is proud to announce publication of "The Savvy Investor's Guide for Doing Business in China," a book designed to help people — especially investors, business executives and college students in America and other Western countries — learn about, invest and do business in the People's Republic of China.
The book is edited by Dr. Gary Bonvillian, a consultant and former President of Thomas University in Thomasville, Georgia.*
In the introduction, Dr. Bonvillian writes that "although other books and publications have offered good advice on this subject, none are as comprehensive, nor do they benefit from the extensive knowledge provided by the expert team of (13) seasoned writers and scholars assembled here, all of whom have worked in China.
"No nation in recent history has gained political and economic power at the rate of China. A serious investor or businessman must take into account the extra-ordinary transformation of this ancient society and how its business practices function both in public and behind the scenes. ...
"A mistake outsiders commonly make is to think of the Chinese people in simplistic terms. China's historically isolationist policies have contributed to this misconception. But the Chinese are anything but simple. Seasoned investors with international experience understand the complexity of China and how easily one can falter without access to knowledge about its government, people and culture."
The book is available through Amazon.com and Baker & Taylor, a national book wholesaler, and other wholesalers. Other details are available below:
Copyright: 2019 Pages and Format: 245 pages; Finish size 6 x 9 inches Includes references and index Permanent (acid-free) paper Library of Congress Cataloging Number: 2018957225 ISBN / Price 978-1-7327197-0-5 (paperback) $34.95 U.S. / $39.95 CANADA
*Dr. Gary Bonvillian is a consultant for an international education group in the People's Republic of China. He taught business courses at five different universities and in his last position served as President of Thomas University in Thomasville, Georgia.
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A Practical, Open-Minded Approach Media Ethics for Studying Ethics in the Mass Media
Media decision makers in the West usually confront complex ethical dilemmas from a utilitarian perspective, which means they make decisions based upon "the greatest good for the greatest number."
Although the utilitarian approach has many strengths, critics point out that the final arbiter of what is best for the community falls upon the individual communicator, who is not always in a good position to make such a determination.
This book, the second edition of Contemporary Media Ethics, continues to follow the Point-of-Decision Pyramid Model introduced in the first edition. But it substitutes communitarianism in most of the analyses with non-utilitarian approaches used around the world, making this one of the most unique mass media ethics books on the market.
Mitchell Land (Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin) is professor and dean of Regent University’s School of Communication and the Arts.
Koji Fuse (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin) is associate professor of strategic communication at the University of North Texas.
Bill W. Hornaday (M.J., University of North Texas) is co-researcher for the Student Media Ethics Project at Indiana University School of Journalism.
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